Ports developed or acquired by the private railway companies are passed to the British Transport Commission on nationalisation
Research and development arm established to support the needs of the Ports. Hydraulics laboratory centred in Southall, Hayes
British Transport Docks Board (BTDB) forms a government-owned body to manage various ports throughout Great Britain formerly owned by the rail industry
The Transport Act provides for BTDB's privatisation. BTDB renamed Associated British Ports (ABP). Associated British Ports Holdings Ltd is created to oversee ABP as a subsidiary
ABP becomes a public limited company quoted on the London Stock Exchange
ABP Research and Consultancy Ltd created
Relocation of hydraulics laboratory to ABP Southampton
Company rebrands as ABP Marine Environmental Research Ltd (ABPmer) to better reflect its core services
Relocation of facilities to Town Quay, Southampton
ABP acquired by Admiral Acquisitions. The company is de-listed from the London Stock Exchange. ABPmer remains a wholly owned subsidiary of ABP Holdings Limited
Relocation to larger facilities in Town Quay to enable ongoing growth
ABPmer celebrates its 70th anniversary providing services to the marine sector
ABPmer provides marine consultancy support to organisations around the globe; for over 70 years we have been advising clients and undertaking applied research.
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